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Published: 17 April 2003

560 Pages | numerous tables and figures


ISBN: 9780198752639

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

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Demographic Methods and Concepts

Donald T. Rowland

  • Accompanied by a free CD-ROM with Excel modules demonstrating concepts and facilitating population projections and other commonly-needed techniques
  • Clear, non-technical explanations of methods, with worked examples, enable students without a background in algebra, calculus or statistics to learn demographic methods
  • For interpreting demographic data and indices, the book includes concepts and strategies not covered by any other methods texts
  • Includes techniques for analysis of population at regional and local, as well as national, scales - of particular interest to geographers and planners but usually omitted from demographic texts
  • Includes chapters on migration and applied demography
  • The only text with fully integrated computer-based learning modules, providing visual demonstrations of the nature of demographic concepts and visual comparisons of demographic data
  • Spreadsheet exercises at the end of every chapter develop the relevant computer skills essential in working with demographic statistics

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